Christian Parenti is an investigative journalist and author of several books, including Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis, Soft Cage: Surveillance in America from Slavery to the War on Terror and Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence.
A Short History of Big Brother
Against the Current, No. 109, March/April 2004
The War on the People
Against the Current, No. 87, July/August 2000